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Just checking a non-vowelized page of Chumash like mechon-mamre and doing Ctrl+F, we get Genesis 6:5 וירא ה', כי רבה רעת האדם בארץ, וכל-יצר מחשבת לבו, רק רע כל-היום God saw that ... all the plans of man's heart were constantly bad. Of course that's conjugated "libo", "his heart." If you want just "lev", fast-forward to the end ...


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As an intro, a little story from Rabbi Nachman's Tales #9, the Sophisticate and the Simpleton: When he (the Simpleton) would finish a shoe — and the shoe probably had three corners [i.e., it was not symmetrical] since he did not have complete proficiency in his craft — he would take the shoe in his hand and praise it highly. And he would take great pleasure ...


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To strictly answer your question, "What may I refer to," IMHO you may and you should refer to the numbers that have already become common. Many tzadikim and gedolim have already used these, including Sifrei Breslev, and there is no contradiction against the Torah in doing so. To institute or use a different numbering would only cause confusion, ...


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His name is Rabbi Mordechai Karmi. You can read the English and Hebrew Wikipedia articles on him here. The Hebrew article notes (correctly) that he is often cited by the Mishnah Berurah.


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I wouldn't say it is a merit to bury one's wife rather a monetary obligation in return for one's כתובה (rashi Kesubos there). As we see we can even go into his possessions if he is out of town. See Kesubos נשאת יתר עליו הבעל שאוכל פירות בחייה וחייב במזונותיה ובפרקונה וקבורתה רבי יהודה אומר אפי' עני שבישראל לא יפחות משני חלילין ומקוננת: If the daughter ...


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Or perhaps, this is the simple reading of the Zohar. I believe that this is the closest to the mark. We can quibble over whether it actually is the simplest and most straight-forward explanation of the Zohar, but it does appear to be his understanding of the text. This assumption, that the Zohar is to be so read is shared by others. For example, Rav Yaakov ...


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I have not encountered melodies like this, but perhaps you could provide a link to such a melody or an audio recording, as compared with other melodies to demonstrate it. Your comment elaborating the meaning of "there is no daylight between us Jews and God" was to the effect of "no one can come between us". This answer might not work with ...


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If one pauses for a moment to reflect on the sequence of events mentioned in connection with the spies, the answer to your question becomes obvious. First, it is clear from Rashi that the spies were at the very least righteous individuals at the beginning of their mission when Moshe chose them. And in fact, if the commentary of the Ohr HaChaim is considered, ...


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Midrash Tadshe can be found in Hebrewbooks I believe the particular teaching cited in your screenshot is here.


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You can find it on Hebrewbooks here or another version on Otzar HaHochma here.


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So I looked through a number of mefarshim (commentaries) and there doesn't appear to be any reference to any prophecy. As you say, many mention this Zohar, but I think it would be fair to say that the Be'er Yosef's words are more his own personal presentation of the facts. Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman zt"l questions in his Sichos Avodas Levi 59 how ...


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I was only able to find a solutions to some issues you raised. Answer based on the סידור רבינו הזקן עם ציונים והערות (picture below) and מאמר נוסח התפלה סי' יג: Why do we say א-ל חי (nusach 3 and 5)? See Shaeri Orah from רבינו יוסף גיקיטיליא who writes (printed in מאמר נוסח התפלה): וכל הרוצה לבקש חיים טובים יתכוין למדת א"ל ח"י: Whoever wants to ...


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The original source for this is in the Midrash on Mishlei and in the Yalkut Shimoni שכל המועדים עתידים בטלים וימי הפורים אינם בטלים לעולם שנאמר (אסתר ט כח) ״וימי הפורים האלה לא יעברו מתוך היהודים״ אמר רבי אלעזר אף יום הכיפורים אינו בטל לעולם שנאמר (ויקרא טז לד )״והיתה זאת לכם לחוקת עולם לכפר על בני ישראל מכל חטאתם אחת בשנה ״ I wasn't able to find this in ...


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I have checked through all the mefarshim I could find and haven't seen any one of them comment that the meraglim saw prophetically that they wouldn't be the leaders in Eretz Yisroel. The closest I found was the peirush of Rav Moshe Zakut on the Zohar which explains the spiritual thought process of the meraglim but it still indicates that they themselves ...


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I have previously cited this view of R. Abraham of Viterbo, with a link to the page in the book where it appears, in this answer. The following is my translation of the relevant passage: And behold [Maimonides] of blessed memory built a high wall with the Thirteen Fundamentals, without which, in his opinion, one cannot be a Jew. And he forced that anyone ...


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Found it in R. Yaakov Culi's Me'am Lo'ez Pirkei DeRabbi Eliezer 24 says If a man fell and died they paid no heed to him, but if a brick fell they sat down and wept, and said: Woe is us ! when will another one come in its stead? And Abraham, son of Terah, passed by, and saw them building the city and the tower, and he cursed them in the name of his God, as ...


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I found a number of references to this custom R Moishe Dovid Lebovits here mentions Some bring down the custom for the chosson and kallah to go the cemetery to invite their non-living grandparents to the wedding (Refer to Yesod V’shoresh Hu’avoda Shar Hakollel 15:page 692 (new), Maharash Eingel 7:119:page 119, Yismach Lev 1:pages 54-55. Others do not have ...


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Maybe you're thinking of Drashos Chasam Sofer II p. 280a (Sefiras HaOmer, halfway down the right column): וזהו שאמר בפרשה זו (ויקרא כ"ה ח') "וספרת לך שבע שבתות שנים שבע שנים שבע פעמים והיו לך ימי שבע שבתות השנים תשע וארבעים שנה", סיפא דקרא הוא כפול. אבל הענין רומז על ימי הספירה, שבכל שנה ושנה שנקדש אותם, ונספור מלשון זכזוך וספירה, שיהיו ...


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We find in the book of Joshua ch. 22 that when the tribes on the other side of the Jordan built an altar on their land, that the entire Jewish people was ready to go to war with them: וַיִּשְׁמְע֥וּ בְנֵֽי־יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל לֵאמֹ֑ר הִנֵּ֣ה בָנ֣וּ בְנֵֽי־רְאוּבֵ֣ן וּבְנֵי־גָ֡ד וַחֲצִי֩ שֵׁ֨בֶט הַֽמְנַשֶּׁ֜ה אֶת־הַמִּזְבֵּ֗חַ אֶל־מוּל֙ אֶ֣רֶץ כְּנַ֔עַן אֶל־...


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Here is what you are referring to: The Jewish teaching that the Evil Inclination is necessary for all achievement. The Midrash says [Genesis Rabbah 9:7] : Nachman said, in Rav Shmuel's name: “And, behold, it was very good” refers to the Evil Inclination. Can then the Evil Inclination [then] be “very good”? That would be extraordinary! Yes, [because] ...


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It's indeed in chapter 31 in variant B: אם היתה נטיעה בתוך ידך ויאמרו לך הרי לך המשיח. בוא ונטע את הנטיעה [ואח"כ צא והקבילו]‏


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